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#1 of 3 Old 04-19-2013, 03:53 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I know peppermint oil can reduce supply, but is that just an internal thing? I've found that a couple of drops of peppermint oil on my forehead and temples stops a headache fast for me and would like to keep on using it! I can only really find into about eating peppermint while nursing, though.


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I would be comfortable continuing to use and and seeing what happens.


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Just wanted to pop back in and update that I've used it a couple more times to stop a headache in its tracks (damn spring allergies) and I haven't noticed any difference with my supply. Yay!
 


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